Plant Care Bluff Cinquefoil

Bluff Cinquefoil

Also known as

Potentilla basanensis, Potentilla hookeriana hookeriana, Potentilla nivea arenosa, Potentilla nivea hookeriana and Potentilla nivea nivea

Taxonomy

Potentilla arenosa
Potentilla
Rosaceae
Rosales

How to care for Bluff Cinquefoil

Water

How often to water your Bluff Cinquefoil

Water needs for Bluff Cinquefoil
0.5 cups
every 9

Bluff Cinquefoil needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

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Finding light for Bluff Cinquefoil in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Bluff Cinquefoil: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Bluff Cinquefoil love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Bluff Cinquefoil does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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Nutrients

How to fertilize Bluff Cinquefoil

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Bluff Cinquefoil: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Bluff Cinquefoil after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Care Summary for Bluff Cinquefoil

Bluff Cinquefoil


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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